[Phpmyadmin-devel] CVS Demo copy on http://www.phpmyadmin.net

Marc Delisle DelislMa at CollegeSherbrooke.qc.ca
Tue Aug 6 06:29:01 CEST 2002

Robin Johnson wrote:

>Hi List,
>After Loic asked me to update the demo CVS tree, I had an idea, and wrote
>up a little script to make life easier.
>Updates the CVS demo tree
>Fixes the permission on it for everybody.
>Recreates the PMA_* tables in the databases if needed.
>I've got it running from my crontab every 4 hours, so we shouldn't have to
>touch the demo site much at all now, until one of us makes a new setting
>in the config.inc.php3 file that actually needs customized human input in
>the file to work.


>From doing this, I would like to suggest a few things regarding sensible
>defaults for phpMyAdmin.
>Could we put the default names of the tables found in pmadb in the
>configuration file, and leave the pmadb string empty, so the new users
>only needs to run a script that creates all of the tables in a database
>they specify and fill in the database name in the configuration file.
I agree.

>Alternatively, it might also be useful to have a button somewhere, perhaps
>in the chk_rel.php3 script, that creates the required tables on demand if
A new feature for 2.3.1 :)  A good idea, since some people try to modify 
the field
names of the pmadb tables, with bad results...


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